Tag: baking

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Kentish Cherry Cake

With the return of Great British Bake Off last night, some kind of baked good was definitely on the agenda. Having ordered Paul Hollywood’s book, British Bakes, last year in a mad frenzy of online book shopping, I was yet to make anything from it. The book is an exploration […]

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Rhubarb Muffins

It’s funny how you can get through life without having actually cooked with a certain ingredient for so long. Sure, I’d eaten it before, but never bought it or used it. How strange. Welcome to my kitchen, gorgeous bunch of rhubarb. What shall I do with you? I don’t make muffins […]

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Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Raspberries

With a family Sunday lunch, I had offered to make dessert, and it needed to be travel friendly. So many desserts are not travel friendly if you are hauling them across London on public transport. Forget anything with pastry, or meringue… You need something sturdy. Whilst racking my brain for […]

Chelsea Buns

A chelsea bun; classic, British and the perfect weekend treat to make. Everyone adores the combination of spices and fruit. If you have any leftover, these freeze super well and can be reheated in the oven, and then toasted in a fry pan to give them a gorgeous golden crust […]

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Peanut Butter Cookies

When faced with emptying out the pantry, there is inevitably always a half jar of peanut butter. What to do with this rascal? Make delcious, super easy cookies to share.